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The gold, silver and bronze medals of the 1964 Olympic Winter Games (Olympic Museum). A gold medal is the highest medal awarded for highest achievement in a non-military field. .... "Interestin...

Facts on Olympic Medals: 92.5% Silver, 1.34% Gold used! | London ...

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Jul 17, 2012 ... As it is said, it is every athlete's dream to win an Olympic medal, how many of us are aware of the facts that go into making medals? With 10 ...

10 Amazing Olympic Facts You Might Not Know - TheFW

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Jul 24, 2012 ... Abebe, who hailed from Ethiopia, won the gold medal for the marathon in the 1960 Rome Olympics. He was the first African to win a gold, and ...

Quick fact: Olympic medals | sweden.se

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Quick fact 05 of 25: sport & leisure. Sweden has won. 625.5. Olympic medals in total. 475.5. are from the summer Olympics (one gold shared with Denmark). 150.

Summer Olympic Games Facts for Kids - Science for Kids

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The prize for event winners in the Ancient Olympics was an olive branch wreath. Since the 1904 Olympics, medals are awarded in each event, with gold medals ...

The 10 most fascinating facts about the all-time Winter Olympics ...

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Feb 7, 2014 ... Despite not having competed in a Winter Olympics since the 1988 Games in Calgary, the old USSR is still No. 3 in gold medals and No.

10 Things You Didn't Know About the Summer Olympics - History in ...

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Jul 27, 2012 ... ... of the 2012 London Games, explore 10 surprising facts about the Summer Olympics. ... Ice hockey also made its Olympic debut at the 1920 Summer Games. 2. Olympic champions last received solid gold medals in 1912.

Interesting Olympic Facts - 20th Century History - About.com

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Each medal must be at least three millimeters thick and 60 millimeters in diameter. Also, the gold and silver Olympic medals must be made out of 92.5 percent ...

Olympic Games Trivia - Topend Sports

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Olympics sports trivia from each and every Olympic Games from ancient to ... The last series of Olympic medals to be made of solid gold were awarded at the ... Visit these links to discover all you need to know about the facts and figures of the  ...

22 facts about Michael Phelps' record 22 Olympic medals | Fourth ...

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Aug 4, 2012 ... American swimmer Michael Phelps swam his final Olympic race on Saturday, winning his 18th gold and 22nd overall medal with his United ...

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Olympic silver and gold medals are at least 92.5% silver, with the gold medals plated with at least 6 grams of pure gold. Bronze medals are made from copper-tin alloys. Recent medals have weighed 200 to nearly 600 grams.
Gold and silver medals are worth approximately $800 and $500, respectively. Bronze medals are worth around $3. Other than the medals, the IOC does not distribute prize money.
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Murderous Maths Olympic Medal Facts

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Olympic gold medals are actually 92.5% silver! They have a thin covering of 6 grams of gold. Although the medals have to be at least 3mm thick and 60mm wide, ...

How Much are Olympic Gold Medals Worth? - Today I Found Out

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Aug 2, 2012 ... Bonus Facts: Strict guidelines are set for the minting of Olympic medals. For instance, for gold medals the silver must be 92.5% pure silver (with ...

Fifty Fascinating Facts about the Olympics - Pt. 1 -

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Fifty Facts about the Olympics … surprising, weird, amazing ... The last time the gold medals presented at the Olympics were made of real gold was at the1912 ...